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{Past Event} - An Introduction to the 2014 Environmental Excellence Awards for Health Care Facility and System Members

December 19, 2013 - 1:00 pm - December 19, 2013 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time


Practice Greenhealth facility and system members are eligible for recognition through the Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards program. Whether just getting started on a few green projects, or supporting a thriving sustainability program, health care members can get recognition for environmental accomplishments and celebrate environmental achievements.

For Business Members, please participate in or listen to the recording of the December 13 Sharing Call regarding the Champion for Change Award.


This webinar will provide an introduction to the new Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards system:

  • Describe Practice Greenhealth’s new Awards system launching in 2014: You asked, we listened.
  • Outline new awards for 2014, the application period and submission deadline.
  • Identify changes to the Partner for Change Award—including new topic areas in 2014.
  • Delineate the required metrics for the 2014 Partner for Change Award.
  • Lay out the general scoring framework for the 2014 Environmental Excellence Awards program.


Lin Hill, Director of Awards, Practice Greenhealth


As Director of the Awards Program, Lin is responsible for managing all aspects of the Awards program, from developing the Award applications, to reviewing the completed applications, to designing the Awards ceremony at CleanMed each year. Lin particularly enjoys supporting Practice Greenhealth members while they prepare their Award applications each year. With over 15 years of experience in pollution prevention, Lin has worked both inside and outside of the regulatory arena. .



Cecilia Deloach Lynn, Director of Facility Engagement & Metrics, Practice Greenhealth


Cecilia DeLoach Lynn is the Director of Facility Engagement & Metrics for Practice Greenhealth. She brings more than 16 years’ experience in developing customized sustainability programs for health care institutions, and has expertise in providing professional education to health care audiences on a range of sustainability topics. She has developed numerous tools and guidance on topics such as waste, chemicals, energy, water, and purchasing—to today’s more current focus on building an infrastructure, leadership and measurement framework for sustainability. Cecilia leads Practice Greenhealth’s ongoing efforts to define a set of sustainability metrics that accurately reflect environmental performance in healthcare and manages a portfolio of nearly 300 hospitals. She has partnered with Practice Greenhealth’s Awards and IT Directors to redesign this year’s awards system.

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